[Gllug] Backup MX record

Kristian Davies kristian at ELIXIR-STUDIOS.CO.UK
Tue Apr 20 12:56:07 UTC 2004

On Tue 20 Apr Kristian Davies wrote:
> Would there be any advantage from changing it to this:-
> 10 primary mx
> 50 relay1
> 50 relay2
> 99 primary mx

|Yep.  I did this when I moved to spamassassin-at-smtp-time, so i reject
|spam outright.  obviously rejecting spam from the secondary is not much
|use, because then i just generate an assload of wrong bounces.

|with the above sort of config, it reduced the amount of spam i rejected
|through my secondary considerably.


Having had a bit more of a think, i think that it would only make a
difference if i used rbls at MTA(postfix) level since the relays belong to
my ISP.

I now only use rbls as part of the SA scoring as it became apparent that
most of the rbl services are quite brutal.


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